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Toronto Maple Leafs
Sheldon Keefe's team had been struggling prior to the All-Star break but they are expected to see both defenceman Jake Muzzin and forward Trevor Moore return to the lineup tonight against Nashville in the team's first game back following the festivities. The pair were recalled from their AHL conditioning stint on Jan. 25.
Muzzin hasn't appeared in an NHL game since fracturing his foot on Dec. 27. Similarly, Moore had been dealing with a concussion since Dec. 21 prior to his conditioning stint.
Auston Matthews is expected to play despite his inability to participate in on-ice festivities during All-Star Weekend due to a wrist injury.
Additionally, the team recalled forward Tyler Gaudet from the Marlies on Dec. 26. The 26-year-old has 13 points across 39 AHL games this season and is a veteran of 20 NHL games with the Arizona Coyotes from 2014-2017.
Hyman - Matthews - Marner
Kerfoot - Tavares - Nylander
Johnsson - Engvall - Kapanen
Moore - Gauthier - Spezza
Muzzin - Holl
Dermott - Barrie
Sandin - Ceci
The Canadiens are expected to ice the following lineup in tonight's game versus the Washington Capitals, according to TSN's John Lu.
Tatar - Danault - Kovalchuk
Domi - Suzuki - Armia
Poehling - Kotkaniemi - Lehkonen
Cousins - Thompson - Weiss
(Drouin - Weal - Gallagher)
Chiarot - Weber
Kulak - Petry
Mete - Fleury
Scandella (maintenance day)
JG Pageau is expected to return from a two-game absence due to an injury absence and slot back onto the top line between Brady Tkachuk and Anthony Duclair.
Tkachuk - Pageau - Duclair
Namestnikov - Tierney - Brown
Chlapik - Anisimov - Boedker
Ennis - White - Batherson
Chabot - Hainsey
Borowiecki - Zaitsev
Reilly - Demelo
Thatcher Demko will be in goal tonight for the Canucks as they take on the St. Louis Blues at home. It's his second consecutive start as the Canucks look to maintain their narrow Pacific Division lead.
Defenceman Matt Benning has been recalled from the AHL's Bakersfield Condors, where he appeared in three games as part of a conditioning stint. He posted one assist during that time.
Tampa Bay Lightning
The Lightning recalled forward Mitchell Stephens and defenceman Luke Schenn from the AHL's Syracuse Crunch.
Stephens, 22, has four points in 20 games with the Lightning in 2019-20. The former second-round pick is in his rookie season.
Schenn was waived by the Bolts on Jan. 17 and has spent six games with the Syracuse Crunch this season, producing six assists in six games played. He also has one goal in 15 games with the Lightning since signing as a free agent on July 1, 2019.
Tonight's expected lineup versus the Toronto Maple Leafs:
Jarnkrok - Johansen - Watson
Forsberg - Duchene - Granlund
Grimaldi - Bonino - Arvidsson
Blackwell - Turris - Smith
Josi - Weber
Ekholm - Fabbro
Hamhuis - Irwin
New Jersey Devils
Forward Kyle Palmieri is returning to the Devils' lineup after missing the past four games due to injury. He currently leads the team with 31 points in 44 games played.
Columbus Blue Jackets
The Blue Jackets re-signed left winger Eric Robinson to a two-year contract extension through the 2021-22 season. Robinson, 24, has five goals and four assists through 31 games this season. He signed an entry-level contract with Columbus as an undrafted free agent on March 26, 2018 before receiving a one-year standard contract in June 2019.
For the third time in his career, Alex Ovechkin will miss one game after opting out of the NHL All-Star game this past weekend. The Caps are in Montreal to take on the Canadiens tonight without their captain. This is mandated by the NHL to encourage participation during its annual All-Star Weekend.
Panik - Backstrom - Wilson
Vrana - Kuznetsov - Oshie
Hagelin - Eller - Boyd
Leipsic - Dowd - Hathaway
Kempny - Carlson
Orlov - Jensen
Siegenthaler - Gudas
The Coyotes have recalled goaltender Adin Hill from the AHL's Tucson Roadrunners, where he has a 10-4-0 record with a 2.66 goals-against average and a .911 save percentage. Across nine games with the Coyotes this season, the 23-year-old has gone 2-2-1 with a 2.40 GAA and a .920 save percentage.
St. Louis Blues
Defenceman Colton Parayko is expected to return to the Blues lineup on Monday night versus the Vancouver Canucks. The 26-year-old had missed his team's previous seven games due to an upper-body injury. He has 13 points across 42 games played this season.
Forward Sammy Blais is nearing a return and there is a possibility he plays against the Canucks. He has been out of the lineup since Nov. 19 recovering from a wrist injury that required surgery.
Additionally, forward Troy Brouwer successfully cleared waivers.
The Ducks recalled three forwards Sunday in Chase De Leo, Max Jones and Troy Terry from the San Diego Gulls. In a corresponding move, Anaheim reassigned forward Blake Pietila.
Terry skated on a line with Ryan Getzlaf and Rickard Rakell during yesterday's team practice.
The Stars are expected to ice the following lineup tonight versus the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Benn - Seguin - Radulov
Gurianov - Pavelski - Hintz
Cogliano - Faksa - Comeau
Janmark - Dickinson - Perry
Lindell - Klingberg
Heiskanen - Polak
Oleksiak - Johns